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fustian

Pronunciación: /ˈfʌstʃən; ˈfʌstiən/

Traducción de fustian en español:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (fabric) fustán (masculine), bombasí (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Some wore velvet jackets and fustian trousers.
    • In the early nineteenth century, as earlier, most British working-class women made their families' clothes, from cotton calicoes for dresses and shirts, and from fustian for trousers and jackets.
    • Apparel made of fustian, canvas, leather, and wool is always deemed appropriate for those of the ‘inferior sort’.
    1.2 (pomposity) [literary/literario] rimbombancia (feminine), prosopopeya (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • One of the champions of self-exposure is Henry James, who often stitches together a few scraps of dialog with acres of inner fustian.
    • If you do, you are miles away from my opinion, for I hold that Homer no more dreamed of all this allegorical fustian than Ovid in his Metamorphoses dreamed of the Gospel.
    • It reminds a reader that, unlike the surrounding fustian, this little piece of language is to be treated with reflective care.

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